SkyTeam Launches Round the World Fare Promotion
Travelers enjoy lower fares to more destinations
AMSTERDAM, 6 October 2011 - SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is offering a Round the World fare promotion to celebrate the launch of its Round the World Planner. Depending on the customer's starting point, discounts range from 10-30% off the normal ticket price. The promotion is valid for business and economy class tickets, for sale now through 30 November 2011 and for travel through 30 June 2012.
SkyTeam's new Round the World Planner makes taking advantage of this fare promotion even easier. The user-friendly, online application enables customers to build their ideal itinerary, with hundreds of cities to choose from worldwide. This includes many new destinations in the Greater China region added by latest members, China Eastern and China Airlines. Since its launch mid-September, the Round the World Planner has been used by thousands of customers. The tool can be found on www.skyteam.com.
"Our new planner maximizes the potential of every trip, while our fare promotion saves passengers money they can put to better use during their travels," said Jerome d'Anglejan, SkyTeam's Director of Sales. "Furthermore, with two new member airlines on board, we're delighted to make accessible and affordable Round the World travel available to thousands more globetrotters."
Below are two examples of SkyTeam Round the World itineraries possible within the promotional fare condition* of a maximum of 24,000 miles:
I Taipei - Los Angeles - New York - Amsterdam - Nairobi - Guangzhou - Taipei
II Paris - Los Angeles - Sydney - Ho Chi Minh City - Moscow - Paris
All 15 SkyTeam member airlines are participating in the promotion, offering an extensive network and convenient connectivity between SkyTeam's global hubs. Customers can contact their local SkyTeam airline reservation center or travel agent for details and bookings.
*Promotional fare conditions
Booking must be made between 1 October and 30 November 2011 using the flights of any of the fifteen SkyTeam member airlines
Travel can begin 14 days after booking
Travel must start on/after 15 October 2011 and must be completed by 30 June 2012.
The maximum stay is six months, the minimum stay is ten days
A maximum of five stopovers is permitted
Total travel miles may not exceed 24,000 miles
This special fare cannot be booked online
Customers need to contact their local SkyTeam member airline reservation center or a travel agent for further details and bookings
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers over 490 lounges worldwide. The fifteen members are: Aeroflot, Aeroméxico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, TAROM and Vietnam Airlines. SkyTeam offers its 487 million annual customers globally over 14,500 daily flights to 926 destinations in 173 countries.